Eclipse implements its Proclaim Case Management Software solution at new start-up firm, McDermott Smith Law

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28 July 2016


Eclipse200Eclipse Legal Systems is implementing its Law Society Endorsed Proclaim Case Management Software solution at new start-up, McDermott Smith Law.

The Liverpool-based firm has been founded by Andrew Smith and Joseph McDermott and will focus solely on Personal Injury work.

Possessing a wealth of experience from larger firms, Andrew and Joseph took the decision to establish their own practice in order to offer friendly and expert advice, combined with truly individual client service.

As a new start-up within the Personal Injury sector, McDermott Smith Law recognised the need for a comprehensive and centralised software solution. The practice has selected Eclipse’s Proclaim Personal Injury Case Management system to ensure maximum productivity from its inception.

Furthermore, Proclaim will eliminate a number of administrative duties including document production, and will enable staff to focus on building strong client relationships.

In addition, McDermott Smith Law will benefit from Proclaim’s integration with the MoJ’s RTA and EL/PL Claims portals. Access from the desktop application will be 2-way, ensuring a quick and efficient method of processing cases and resulting in full compliance with the MoJ’s claims process.

Andrew Smith, director at McDermott Smith Law, comments:

“Joseph and I have both worked with Proclaim at previous firms so we knew when starting our own practice that it would provide us with a solid platform on which to develop and expand.

“The Personal Injury sector is incredibly competitive, and involves considerable volumes of document production. Implementing Proclaim means we can overcome these hurdles and benefit from high levels of automation, ultimately resulting in our time being spent on client relationships and business development.”



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